Joshua 15:54
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New American Standard Bible
and Humtah and Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron), and Zior; nine cities with their villages.

King James Bible
And Humtah, and Kirjatharba, which is Hebron, and Zior; nine cities with their villages:

Darby Bible Translation
and Humtah, and Kirjath-Arba, that is, Hebron, and Zior: nine cities and their hamlets.

World English Bible
Humtah, Kiriath Arba (the same is Hebron), and Zior; nine cities with their villages.

Young's Literal Translation
and Humtah, and Kirjath-Arba (it is Hebron), and Zior; nine cities and their villages.

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John the Baptist --visit of Jesus to John, and his Abode in the Desert of Judea --Adoption of the Baptism of John.
An extraordinary man, whose position, from the absence of documentary evidence, remains to us in some degree enigmatical, appeared about this time, and was unquestionably to some extent connected with Jesus. This connection tended rather to make the young prophet of Nazareth deviate from his path; but it suggested many important accessories to his religious institution, and, at all events, furnished a very strong authority to his disciples in recommending their Master in the eyes of a certain class
Ernest Renan—The Life of Jesus

Emmaus. Kiriath-Jearim.
"From Beth-horon to Emmaus it was hilly."--It was sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem.--"To eight hundred only, dismissed the army, (Vespasian) gave a place, called Ammaus, for them to inhabit: it is sixty furlongs distant from Jerusalem." I inquire, whether this word hath the same etymology with Emmaus near Tiberias, which, from the 'warm baths,' was called Chammath. The Jews certainly do write this otherwise... "The family (say they) of Beth-Pegarim, and Beth Zipperia was out of Emmaus."--The
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Cross References
Genesis 23:2
Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

Joshua 15:53
and Janum and Beth-tappuah and Aphekah,

Joshua 15:55
Maon, Carmel and Ziph and Juttah,

Joshua 21:13
So to the sons of Aaron the priest they gave Hebron, the city of refuge for the manslayer, with its pasture lands, and Libnah with its pasture lands,

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